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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Feb 02, 2019

Nominate an Entrepreneur

By |2019-02-28T15:29:35-06:00February 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Do you know of an amazing business owner who is doing great things? These individuals are the backbone of our region.  They are the job creators, as well as drivers of innovation to our economy. We want to recognize these outstanding achievers.  Do you have a favorite business you patronize, a client, or a friend [...]

Feb 02, 2019

Mo-Kan Celebrated Half-Century

By |2019-02-28T18:34:00-06:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Mo-Kan Regional Council (Mo-Kan) celebrated 50 years of service on December 5, 2018, with a ribbon cutting, followed by an open house. Mo-Kan is a designated regional planning commission and economic development district, recognized by the states of Kansas and Missouri and the federal government. Mo-Kan also provides community and economic development services to municipalities [...]

Feb 02, 2019

Craig School of Business Center for Franchise Development

By |2019-02-28T18:22:14-06:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The “Franchise Program” was recently renamed and launched as the Center for Franchise Development at a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration with the Chamber.  Representatives from Auntie Anne’s pretzels franchise came to campus for the event including president, Heather Neary.  This change aligns well with our goals of building relationships with additional franchisers and [...]

Feb 02, 2019

Merle Norman New Owner

By |2019-02-28T18:18:10-06:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

A familiar face in the business community has joined the entrepreneurial ranks. Jennifer Hall Milbourne purchased Merle Norman Cosmetics earlier this year the long-time owner decided to retire. Jennifer found out about the business through the Center for Entrepreneurship website. She was a business reporter with the St. Joseph News-Press for 15 years and is [...]

Feb 02, 2019

Entrepreneurship Week March 25-29

By |2019-02-28T18:12:14-06:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Entrepreneurship Week, a series of workshops and events, will be held March 25-29, 2019 at Missouri Western State University. Sponsored by the Craig School of Business Center for Entrepreneurship, Don Tolly American Family Insurance Agency and Sumner, Carter, Hardy & Schwichtenberg, PC, the weeklong program is targeted toward local business professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs, college students, [...]

Feb 02, 2019

Peter V. Ueberroth Headlines Entrepreneurship Week Luncheon

By |2019-08-12T18:59:57-05:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Peter V. Ueberroth will be the keynote speaker at Entrepreneurship Week Capstone Luncheon at noon on Friday, March 29 in the Fulkerson Center at Missouri Western State University. “Peter Ueberroth exemplifies the spirit that we hope to encourage through Entrepreneurship Week, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have him speak at our luncheon,” said [...]

Feb 02, 2019

Applied Strategic Management

By |2019-02-28T18:20:02-06:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

During the fall semester, the Steven L. Craig School of Business had nine students enrolled in Applied Strategic Management, the final capstone experience course for our MBA program.  These students represented the first graduating cohort of the Masters of Business Administration program.  The Graduate students were tasked with developing business plans for Downtown St. Joseph, [...]

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